USPS, NRLCA extend contract negotiations

USPS and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. The Postal Service’s contract with the NRLCA expired May 20 at midnight. USPS and the NRLCA have mutually decided to extend negotiations. Source: USPS

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USPS: Rural Carrier Guarantee Period

Notice to All Post Offices with Rural Delivery Service: Rural Carrier Guarantee Period Postal Service™ managers must effectively manage rural carriers who work under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), section 7(b)(2). Those carriers are paid overtime for all hours actually worked in excess of 2,080, up to 2,240, within the 52-consecutive-week…

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USPS, NRLCA sign new contract

Postal Service and National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) leaders recently signed a new three-year labor contract that covers approximately 120,000 USPS employees represented by the union. The contract was signed by PMG Megan J. Brennan and NRLCA President Jeannette Dwyer at USPS headquarters in Washington, DC. It is the first negotiated agreement between the…

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NRLCA approves new contract with USPS

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) membership has ratified a new three-year labor contract with the Postal Service.  The contract covers approximately 119,000 employees represented by the union. Highlights of the agreement include annual general wage increases, a reduction in the employer share of health premiums, and the preservation of workforce structure modifications achieved…

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Labor update: USPS, NRLCA reach tentative agreement

February 10, 2016 The Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year labor contract. The contract covers approximately 119,000 employees represented by the union. “This is a fair and responsible agreement that is in the best interest of our employees, our customers and the…

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NRLCA Step 4 Settlement on Compensation When Speaking to a Steward Prior to a Pre-Disciplinary Interview

This case involved management denying compensation to a grievant who requested to talk to their Steward when required to attend a pre-disciplinary interview. The parties agree a grievant is entitled to compensation for a reasonable amount of time to speak with their steward prior to attending a pre-disciplinary interview. SEE: Step 4 Settlement on Compensation…

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NLRB Issues Complaint Against USPS for Failing to Bargain Over and Provide Information to NRLCA Regarding Massive Data Breach

ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a Complaint against the Postal Service alleging that it violated federal labor law by failing to bargain with the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) and provide information to the NRLCA concerning last year’s massive Postal Service data breach. The Complaint, issued on March 31,…

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Video: 2015 Letter Carriers’ ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive

Published on Feb 13, 2015 On Saturday, May 9, thousands of the U.S. Postal Service’s letter carriers—with generous help from countless volunteers—will conduct the 23rd annual “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive, the largest one-day food drive in America. Letter carriers visit every address in America at least six days a week, so we are acutely…

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